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At Draper Aden Associates, Lasting Positive Impact™ is more than a slogan, it represents and embodies our core culture and belief that each day gives us an opportunity to leave our mark on the world.
With more than 45 years of experience providing civil, environmental, geotechnical, solid waste, and structural engineering, surveying and subsurface utility engineering, site planning and engineering, and construction inspection services throughout the Mid-Atlantic region, we are more than just a set of plans; we are a way to achieve.
Draper Aden Associates is currently seeking a Design Engineer to join our Waste Resources Team in our Environmental Division.
**This position is based in any of these locations: Raleigh, NC, Blacksburg, VA, Richmond, VA, Manassas, VA, VA Beach, VA, Newport News, VA, or Charlottesville, VA.**
POSITION SUMMARY The position entails engineering design, team support and project management on a variety of environmental and engineering projects. Projects include, but not limited to, the design and siting of waste resources facilities, such as landfills, transfer stations, convenience centers, recycling facilities, and composting operations.
· Preparation of sketches, drawings and specifications for projects
· Engineering analyses and calculations
· Organizing designs and details to produce a completed set of drawings
· Investigation and procurement of data required to develop a design
· Researching and writing various reports/opinions
· Utilization of various engineering related computer software
· Compiling project specifications
· Completing construction cost estimates
· Gaining project approvals through local and state agencies, including meetings with agencies and responding to comments
· Engineering support activities required during construction
· Client and project management as needed
PREFERRED TRAINING, EXPERIENCE, AND/OR EDUCATION • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Master’s Degree Preferred • Professional Engineer License in Virginia and North Carolina • At least 5 years of experience; experience in Virginia and or North Carolina preferred • Proficiency with AutoCAD and Civil 3D • Knowledge and experience with Virginia and North Carolina solid waste regulations • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication and technical/computer skills • Ability to work in a team environment across multiple locations within the organization
Internal Number: 1110
About Draper Aden Associates
In 1972, Virginia Tech graduates Joe Draper and Bill Aden formed Draper Aden Associates, a six-employee civil engineering firm in Blacksburg, Virginia. Today, it has grown into a full service consulting engineering firm with locations in Virginia and North Carolina and clients across the Mid-Atlantic region.
Draper Aden is focused on creating a lasting positive impact through our work. We strive to be a partner who helps municipalities, businesses, state agencies, and cultural institutions achieve their goals through expertise, collaboration and commitment.
Our professionals and support staff provide a variety of services that range from site planning and engineering to surveying — both on the ground and in the air — to solid waste engineering consultation. And while we concentrate on engineering, surveying, and environmental services, we add value to just about any design or architectural project you are working on.